Church Snapchat Guidelines

Church SnapChat Guidelines ChurchMag

Snapchat has been popular for the past year. It’s mostly popular with teenagers whose parents don’t understand it and aren’t on it, but the user base has been growing (actually they have about 200 million users).

Our team created a Snapchat account around a year ago, but didn’t do anything with it because we figured no one would follow us and it seemed like a lot of work without a lot of return to send all of our “friends” snaps. But then Snapchat created the “My Story” feature. This made sharing with everyone easier and more accessible. Actually, we don’t even have to add anyone on Snapchat and for now, we’re not – let me explain.

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Ultron and the Creature/Creator Relationship

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Are you a creator? Do you write, draw, paint? Do you craft stories or crochet? Do you sculpt in marble or in marble rye? (Sandwich artists, anyone?) I assume that you’ve said ‘yes’ to at least one of those because you were made in the image of God, the consummate, quintessential, original Creator. He made […]

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Unleash the Writer Within You Write Away

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Some things in life require talent. Singing for instance, though watching some auditions not everybody agrees with me on that one. Competitive sports for sure, or playing an instrument well. But there are also things that can be taught. Like writing. Improving your writing skills is not dependent on talent. It helps of course if […]

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Top 5 Web Trends of 2015 [Infographic]

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Church websites are coming a long way and with the help of a great guide by Jonathan Malm on Rethinking Your Church Website Strategy, your ministry has a great chance of creating something amazing for your digital audience. But 2015 has some challenges that have to be overcome to keep up with the competition and […]

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How I Work: Chess Hoyle

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I’m a visual learner.  While I can stumble my way through learning something new on my own, I learn best by watching others work and figuring out why they do things the way they do.  In that spirit, we at ChurchMag thought it would be a good idea to let you peer into the work […]

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Terrible at Design? Canva is for You

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I’m not the best person at design in the world. Sure I can take an okay photo and I know a thing or two about okay fonts, colors and where to place text on a screen, but that’s where my skills really end. Anything beyond simple editing is a huge issue for me and I’m […]

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The State of Content Marketing in 2015 [Infographic]

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Content marketing is the intentional decision to create content that reaches readers in order to drive them back to your platform so you can engage them. That means for businesses, you write amazing articles to get people to then buy stuff from you. As churches, this is also available to you, but for the Gospel. […]

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Is a Custom Built Church Website for You?

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There are a lot of challenges and risks you can encounter when setting out to build a church website. What should your domain name be? Where should you host it? CMS or static site? It can be a little bit overwhelming. When I set out to build my church’s website, I encountered these same things. […]

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Get Your Church Website Ready for Easter [Podcast #43]

Get Your Church Website Ready for Easter

Is your church website ready for Easter Sunday? We not only talk about some fundamentals to consider when preparing your church website, but the fact that many of the elements needed should be in place any and every Sunday. Listen in on this week’s ChurchMag Podcast and start getting your church website ready!

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He Lived Long; We Prosper: Requiem for Spock

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Leonard Nimoy, the venerable Mr. Spock from the original Star Trek series, passed away yesterday morning. As someone on the very tail end of Gen X, I didn’t grow up with the first crew of the Enterprise. However, my foray into Doctor Who has required me, at times, to go and watch some of the old […]

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